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21 and Able Youth and Parent Events

If you need any assistance registering, please call the PEAL Center at 1-866-950-1040. Si necesita ayuda registrandose, llame al Centro PEAL

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Date and time

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About this event

The Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center and the 21 and Able Project, Powered by United Way is hosting a series of virtual sessions to help empower young adults with disabilities transition smoothly from the last day of high school to the first day of adult life by increasing education, employment, housing and independent living and other opportunities. These sessions are especially designed for youth, parents, caregivers, guardians and family members of individuals with disabilities.

These are the topics and dates:

Transition

Thurs, 10/27/22 12-1:30 pm “Transition Discoveries”

Wed, 11/9/22 6-7:00 pm Youth & Families – Questions & Ideas about Transition!

Waivers

Sat, 11/19/22 12-1:30 pm “Learn about Different Waivers”

Thurs, 12/1/22 12-1:00 pm Youth & Families – Questions & Ideas about Waivers!

Housing

Wed, 1/11/23 12-1:30 pm “Out of the Box Housing Options”

Thurs, 1/26/23 6-7:00 pm Youth & Families – Questions & Ideas about Housing!

Social Lives Thurs, 2/9/23 12-1:30 pm “How to build your social life after High School” Wed, 2/22/23 6-7:00 pm Youth & Families – Questions & Ideas about Social Life!

Working

Wed, 3/8/23 12-1:30 pm “Self-Advocates Share Their Experiences”

Thurs, 3/23/23 2-3:30 pm Special: Earning Money with Your Critical Benefits

21 and Able Family Wrap Up!

Wed, 5/3/23 12-1:00 pm Wrap Up Session and Summer Opportunities

* Please note that these will be casual learning opportunities, and to ensure privacy, none of these virtual sessions will be recorded. If you need accommodations, or additional support to attend, contact Lucy Prawl at lprawl@pealcenter.org

Once you register, you will receive an email from Eventbrite, containing the link to join the virtual sessions. If you do not receive this email or have any other questions regarding registration, please reach out to training@pealcenter.org.

PEAL promotes inclusion and access to education and healthcare, and empowers families and young adults across Pennsylvania with support of funding from federal and state partners, nonprofit organizations and donors. To learn more about our funders and donors, please visit the first page of our website: www.pealcenter.org.